It looks like somebody has been reading my posts…
No long after writing
a ridiculous and booze fueled take on how the improve the Commonwealth Games English runner Zharnel Hughes has apparently taken my advice to heart and tried his hardest to make the track events more interesting. Continue reading “Hit And Run – The 2018 Commonwealth Games Get Physical.”
Judging by the masses of empty seats on view at every single event, the spectator turnout at the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games has been quite
whelming to say the least.
The Australian reports:
Gold Coast businesses and tour operators say part of the blame for the lacklustre crowds during the Commonwealth Games and school holiday season lies with hotels bumping up prices.
Frustration has already been levelled at the “overhyped” message urging residents to stay off roads during the Games.
Over eager capitalists pricing themselves out of the game and lazy politicians misreading the situation notwithstanding, I watched 20 minutes of the Seven Network’s coverage last night and I have a much simpler read on the situation.
Continue reading “The 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games Have No Game.”
I’ve spent the last few days at the Australian Open and, as much as I enjoy tennis, I can’t help but feel it could be improved with a
Continue reading “Short Thought 032”
Is there a direct correlation between being ignorant and dismissive of social change and world events and… having a love of AFL?
Rebecca Maddern is taking over hosting duties on the AFL Footy Show. While most people would react to this news with a shrug of their shoulders and move on with their lives this news has caused a great many people to lose their minds. Upon hearing the news that Gary Lyon would be replaced, by a woman no less, many people took to the usual social media outlets to vent their rage.
One of these things is not like the other. And it’s not Rebecca Maddern.
And this simple, necessary change provoked a
RIDICULOUS amount of rage.
Continue reading “Rebecca Maddern vs. The AFL Community.”